CharterNation Blog

A place for California parents to connect with the charter public school community

Teacher Appreciation Week: Spotlight on Santa Rosa Academy

Santa Rosa Academy was founded in 2005 by a group of teachers in southwest Riverside who wanted to build a school community in which “developing the whole child” was at the heart of all the work. They wanted to ensure students received an...

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#CharterSchoolExcellence Shines Through During Awards Season

The end of the school year brings with it awards season. Charter schools, while only making up around 10 percent of public schools in our state, are having an outsized impact in one award category after another!

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Amelie's Story: “MY Academy Made My Dreams Come True.”

For Amelie Caswell, the teasing and bullying first began in elementary school.

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Eight Best Practices of Nonclassroom-based Charter Schools

What are the best practices driving success in nonclassroom-based charter public schools?

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Nonclassroom-Based Charter Schools Fill Void for California’s Most Vulnerable Students

High-quality nonclassroom-based charter public schools are innovating and adopting new instructional practices to effectively serve students, many of whom have not been successful at traditional public schools.  

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Charter Schools Excel at Safe Reopening

When the initial closures hit last year, charter public schools led the way in transitioning to distance learning. Now, charter schools are demonstrating the same flexibility and innovation that’s embedded in their DNA, excelling at safe...

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